Military service members stationed away from homes they bought before the housing bust can't easily sell. Regulators are trying to increase their options, but one assistance program is about to expire.
A Crofton man was sentenced Wednesday to four years and three months in prison in connection with a scheme that redirected nearly $5 million in mortgage payoffs on 17 Maryland properties to him and a co-defendant, the Maryland U.S. attorney's office said.
Amanda and Ryan Velivlis, of Parkville, like millions of families rely on government aid to make ends meet since the recession began, said Diana Pearce, author of the 2012 Self-Sufficiency Standard report for Maryland.
In Maryland and across the country, the baby boomer generation and other older Americans are drowning in debt, many of them because they have no choice, according to credit counselors, elder law attorneys and economists.
A Severna Park woman was sentenced to just over three years in prison after pleading guilty to a mortgage scam involving $4.7 million in "fraudulent" loans, the U.S. Department of Justice said Tuesday.
We have been reporting on Baltimore City's water billing errors since the release of a scathing audit in February. We have looked at the struggles residents face as they fight to get their bills corrected, profiled a local activist who has called attention to billing problems for years and spoken with the recipients of a whopping $1.4 million online water bill.
Baltimore City's error-prone water billing system has triggered a slew of problems for city residents. But Baltimore County residents who use the city water system are finding that the effects of the errors are multiplied for them – tripled, in fact.
One of Baltimore City's oldest social service agencies is behind on multiple mortgages and has had the power cut off in its offices and in a men's shelter it operates – and it says the city is to blame.
From information on refinancing to remodeling, Howard County officials hope to attract attendees to its annual housing fair to promote Howard County living, even sweetening the deal with the chance to purchase two homes at a reduced price.
Mike Posko, Habitat for Humanity of the Chesapeake's new chief executive, chats with The Baltimore Sun about the group's affordable-housing mission, the way it keeps foreclosures to a minimum and more.
Condo and homeowners associations have struggled for years to collect dues from all the property owners in their communities, but when the economy turned sour and the housing market declined, delinquency rates skyrocketed.